Ask-the-Experts is a resource for healthcare providers that enables a user to submit a question to the Foundation's Board and Medical Advisory Committee. These are researchers and educators at the top of their respective fields. Members include specialists in hemostasis, thrombosis, sickle cell disease, obstetrics/gynecology, and genetic counseling.

If you are a healthcare provider and would like to submit a question for one of our experts, click here to SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION. All Ask-the-Expert users must first read and agree to the conditions of Terms of Service.

Dr. Jacquleyn Powers discusses iron therpay. 

Dr. Robert Sidonio discusses the recommended first-line approach for acute heavymenstrual bleeding in adolescent girls and young women. 

Dr. Kim Smith-Whitley discusses the safest contraceptive for young women with SCD. 

Dr. Janice Bacon discusses how acute uterine bleeding should be managed. 

Dr. Andra James discusses contraceptive options for high risk thrombosis.


Dr. Barbara Konkle discusses approriate diagnosis and management of acquired hemophilia.

 Dr. Andra James considers the use of tranxemic acid for heavy menstrual bleeding.

Dr. Barbara Konkle discusses older women and the risk of blood clots. 


Hear Dr. Barbara Konkle discuss use of postmenopausal hormone replacement.